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Bill Bruford is a versatile drummer whose sound has influenced countless other players in a variety of genres. From his tenures with Yes, Genesis and King Crimson in progressive rock to recordings with his bands Bruford and Bill Bruford's Earthworks in jazz, his precision and imagination are distinctive. He has also experimented widely with new technologies for percussion playing. 3/18/09 Bruford announced his retirement from performing on his web site.

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  • interdimensional drummer? interdimensional drummer.
  • ketje
  • Palmer and Bruford are both great, but Bruford played in two of the greatest progressive bands ever.
  • legend
  • King Crimson era with Bruford is legendary. His best imo.
  • Bill in YES the best ever love the beats : )
  • "I believe you make music for the beauty of your soul, your realization of life, and the joy of making music." - Jon Anderson of Yes talks about the spiritual inspirations behind the likes of "And You And I," "Long Distance Runaround" and "Starship Troopers," which Anderson thinks of as his "search for truth and search for an understanding of what God truly is." Anderson also speaks of his return to the band in the 1980s, when Yes became unlikely MTV stars, all thanks to "Owner Of A Lonely Heart": http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/jon_anderson_of_yes/
  • Should I scrobble with the name Bruford or Bill Bruford?
  • Bill <3
  • I cannot say he is the best drummer ever, because I haven't listened to all drummers ever. But he certainly is my favorite.

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